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Cascade County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 81,366 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 80,357 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 14,511
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,779
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,111
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,519 (it was 11,436 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

32%

Land area: 2698 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cascade County: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.4%), Retail trade (15.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cascade County, MT (2019)
    • 69,45184.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,8084.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,5234.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3,4314.2%Two or more races
    • 1,0711.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5800.7%Asian alone
    • 680.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 190.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 41,114  (50.5%)
Females: 40,252  (49.5%)
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Average household size:
Cascade County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,227 ($32,971 in 1999)
This county:

$51,227
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $696 (lower quartile is $509, upper quartile is $928)
This county:

$696
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $190,100 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Cascade:

$190,100
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $147,300 - $276,700

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $249,574
Here:

$249,574
State:

$329,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $219,723
Here:

$219,723
State:

$267,466

In 2-unit structures: $277,410
Here:

$277,410
State:

$246,399

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,520
Here:

$200,520
State:

$292,546

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,799
Here:

$171,799
State:

$200,837

Mobile homes: $66,211
Here:

$66,211
State:

$92,717

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,596
Here:

$1,596
State:

$24,567

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,299
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $380

Institutionalized population: 1,041

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: -1
  • Thefts: 362
  • Auto thefts: 26
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Health of residents in Cascade County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
71.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
62.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
63.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 110 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2002: 112 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2003: 169 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2004: 180 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2005: 272 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2006: 309 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2007: 240 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2008: 203 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2009: 143 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2010: 134 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2011: 106 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2012: 121 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2013: 143 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2014: 155 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2015: 152 buildings, average cost: $269,100
  • 2016: 153 buildings, average cost: $262,700
  • 2017: 197 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2018: 132 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2019: 122 buildings, average cost: $276,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Cascade, MT residents
Average permit cost in Cascade, MT
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,962 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,603 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Cascade, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cascade, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cascade, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.4%
Cascade County:

15.4%
Montana:

12.6%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.2% for American Indian residents, 22.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.9% for other race residents, 21.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.4 years old
(Males: 36.0 years old, Females: 38.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.6 years old, Black residents: 27.3 years old, American Indian residents: 29.0 years old, Asian residents: 24.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 22.6 years old)

Area name: Great Falls, MT MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cascade County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $531 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Great Falls, Malmstrom AFB, Sun River Valley, Sun Prairie, Eden-Stockett, Black Eagle, Cascade, Ulm, Vaughn, Belt.

Cascade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Cascade County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Kittitas County, Washington , Griggs County, North Dakota , Kidder County, North Dakota , Lake County, Minnesota , Whitman County, Washington , Sheridan County, North Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

4.3%

Unemployment by year in Cascade, MT
County total employment by year in Cascade, MT
County average yearly wages by year in Cascade, MT

Current college students: 3,154
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,167 (74.0% naturalized citizens)

Cascade County:

1.4%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2212010 or later
  • 2432000 to 2009
  • 4481990 to 1999
  • 3261980 to 1989
  • 2251970 to 1979
  • 932Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 97.2%

Cascade County marital status for males Cascade County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,396
  • One, attached: 1,741
  • Two: 1,212
  • 3 or 4: 1,590
  • 5 to 9: 629
  • 10 to 19: 2,462
  • 20 to 49: 2,840
  • 50 or more: 1,023
  • Mobile homes: 2,310

Housing units in Cascade County with a mortgage: 12,817 (222 second mortgage, 1,066 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,827

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cascade County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,96857
Catholic9,37512
Mainline Protestant5,73923
Other4,37416
Orthodox801
Black Protestant731
None50,718-
Cascade County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Cascade County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cascade County:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 76
This county:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cascade County:

8.0%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Cascade County:

24.4%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Cascade County:

Average size of farms: 1339 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $49,160
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $70.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $55,723
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.85%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,769
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.00%
All wheat for grain: 131020 harvested acres
Vegetables: 26 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Cascade County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 711% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from Cascade County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 261.1 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 193.0 miles away from Cascade County center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Montana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1996: June 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Rains, Snowmelt, Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: June 28, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-472: June 28, 1975, FEMA Id: 472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow

The number of natural disasters in Cascade County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cascade

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 31,145 (80.6%)
  • Carpooled: 4,145 (10.7%)
  • Bus: 254 (0.7%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 16 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 26 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 299 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 159 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,060 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,526 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (24%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cascade County


  • German (17%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • European (5%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Cascade County, Montana in 2000:

  • 449 people in nursing homes
  • 404 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 203 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 164 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 147 people in halfway houses
  • 145 people in state prisons
  • 121 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 121 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 102 people in other group homes
  • 67 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 21 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Cascade County, Montana in 2010:

  • 669 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 482 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 385 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 253 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 243 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 231 people in college/university student housing
  • 136 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 73 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,843.

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Montana average:

7.25%


0.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,018 average AGI)
Cascade County:

0.30%
Montana average:

0.05%

2.29% relocated from other counties in Montana ($13,442 average AGI)
3.64% relocated from other states ($29,605 average AGI)
Cascade County:

3.64%
Montana average:

4.15%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Missoula County, MT  0.29% ($28,724 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.23% ($34,675)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.20% ($43,324)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.20% ($40,328)
from Hill County, MT  0.17% ($47,107)
from Teton County, MT  0.14% ($50,479)
from Pondera County, MT  0.10% ($43,500)


8.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
Montana average:

6.77%


0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,565 average AGI)
Cascade County:

0.28%
Montana average:

0.06%

2.48% relocated to other counties in Montana ($12,253 average AGI)
5.40% relocated to other states ($32,486 average AGI)
Cascade County:

5.40%
Montana average:

3.66%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Missoula County, MT  0.35% ($35,529 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.32% ($45,759)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.30% ($46,634)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.23% ($31,075)
to Flathead County, MT  0.19% ($50,108)
to Hill County, MT  0.13% ($29,152)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.12% ($51,095)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Cascade County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Cascade County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cascade County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cascade County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cascade County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cascade County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cascade County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cascade County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cascade County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,981 (11,725 aged, 2,256 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,152 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cascade County, Montana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,070)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (983)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (897)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (816)
  • Unspecified dementia (602)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (484)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (470)
  • Congestive heart failure (361)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (289)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (246)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,604
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 589
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,687

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,494
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,019
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 117

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 42.3. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 214.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 130.4
  • Poisoning - 42.3
  • Other - 42.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,366
  • Male householders: 18,367 (5,162 living alone), Female householders: 14,449 (5,124 living alone)
  • 13,887 spouses (13,826 opposite-sex spouses), 2,385 unmarried partners, (2,385 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 21,844 children (20,482 natural, 550 adopted, 812 stepchildren), 728 grandchildren, 829 brothers or sisters, 789 parents, 544 foster children, 1,502 other relatives, 3,565 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,477

Size of family households: 10,507 2-persons, 4,808 3-persons, 2,454 4-persons, 1,710 5-persons, 455 6-persons, 402 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,286 1-person, 2,007 2-persons, 163 4-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

9,605 married couples with children.
5,874 single-parent households (1,551 men, 4,323 women).

96.7% of residents of Cascade speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $806,672,000 ($10,102 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $303,543,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $256,193,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $90,192,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,091,000
Federal grants: $133,857,000
Federal procurement contracts: $102,349,000 ($89,501,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $211,990,000 ($175,018,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $619,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $74,570,000
Federal Government insurance: $80,491,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,636
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,070
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +192
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,450
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cascade County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 14.64 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Cascade County, Montana
  • Year house built in Cascade County, Montana
  • 1,3782014 or later
  • 6972010 to 2013
  • 2,4312000 to 2009
  • 3,5561990 to 1999
  • 3,3351980 to 1989
  • 6,5551970 to 1979
  • 6,5301960 to 1969
  • 6,2491950 to 1959
  • 2,8061940 to 1949
  • 5,6661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cascade County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cascade County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cascade County, Montana
  • 71 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 4073 rooms
  • 1,3124 rooms
  • 3,8315 rooms
  • 4,5576 rooms
  • 4,4937 rooms
  • 2,3988 rooms
  • 4,6399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cascade County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cascade County, Montana
  • 7111 room
  • 3962 rooms
  • 1,4183 rooms
  • 4,0474 rooms
  • 2,0625 rooms
  • 1,1446 rooms
  • 7207 rooms
  • 4398 rooms
  • 2359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cascade County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cascade County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cascade County, Montana
  • 7no bedroom
  • 2571 bedroom
  • 4,5342 bedrooms
  • 9,1543 bedrooms
  • 5,2554 bedrooms
  • 2,4375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cascade County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cascade County, Montana
  • 711no bedroom
  • 2,1251 bedroom
  • 5,0212 bedrooms
  • 2,2913 bedrooms
  • 8374 bedrooms
  • 1875+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cascade County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cascade County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cascade County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 312no vehicle
  • 4,9621 vehicle
  • 9,4502 vehicles
  • 4,5993 vehicles
  • 1,7554 vehicles
  • 5665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cascade County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cascade County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,487no vehicle
  • 4,6351 vehicle
  • 2,9742 vehicles
  • 7953 vehicles
  • 1994 vehicles
  • 825+ vehicles

82.2% of Cascade County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Montana.

Cascade County:

82.2%
State average:

84.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 45,676
  • Other state: 33,155
  • Northeast: 3,572
  • Midwest: 9,413
  • South: 6,283
  • West: 13,887
Year householders moved into unit in Cascade County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cascade County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,178
Here:

16.8%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 215
Here:

5.8%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 423
Here:

10.4%
Montana:

9.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cascade County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,582,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $93,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,811,000
    Regular Highways: $1,714,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,917,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $4,795,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,768,000
    General - Other: $3,488,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,039,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,387,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,128,000
    Financial Administration: $993,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Local Fire Protection: $448,000
    Housing and Community Development: $271,000
    Water Utilities: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,144,000
    Public Welfare: $1,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $577,000
    Highways: $186,000
    Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Natural Resources: $71,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $250,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,043,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,314,000
    Special Assessments: $1,263,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $560,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $330,000
    Interest Earnings: $186,000
    Sale of Property: $87,000
    Rents: $73,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $541,000
    General Public Building: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,789,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,626,000
    Public Welfare: $1,032,000
    Highways: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $171,000
    Other: $88,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,907,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,567,000

Cascade County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,582,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $93,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,811,000
    Regular Highways: $1,714,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,917,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $4,795,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,768,000
    General - Other: $3,488,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,039,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,387,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,128,000
    Financial Administration: $993,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Local Fire Protection: $448,000
    Housing and Community Development: $271,000
    Water Utilities: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,144,000
    Public Welfare: $1,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $577,000
    Highways: $186,000
    Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Natural Resources: $71,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $250,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,043,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,314,000
    Special Assessments: $1,263,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $560,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $330,000
    Interest Earnings: $186,000
    Sale of Property: $87,000
    Rents: $73,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $541,000
    General Public Building: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,789,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,626,000
    Public Welfare: $1,032,000
    Highways: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $171,000
    Other: $88,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,907,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,567,000

Cascade County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,582,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $93,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,811,000
    Regular Highways: $1,714,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,917,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $4,795,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,768,000
    General - Other: $3,488,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,039,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,387,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,128,000
    Financial Administration: $993,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Local Fire Protection: $448,000
    Housing and Community Development: $271,000
    Water Utilities: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,144,000
    Public Welfare: $1,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $577,000
    Highways: $186,000
    Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Natural Resources: $71,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $250,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,043,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,314,000
    Special Assessments: $1,263,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $560,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $330,000
    Interest Earnings: $186,000
    Sale of Property: $87,000
    Rents: $73,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $541,000
    General Public Building: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,789,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,626,000
    Public Welfare: $1,032,000
    Highways: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $171,000
    Other: $88,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,907,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,567,000

Cascade County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,582,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $93,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,811,000
    Regular Highways: $1,714,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,917,000
    Health - Other: $7,098,000
    Regular Highways: $4,795,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,768,000
    General - Other: $3,488,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,039,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,387,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,128,000
    Financial Administration: $993,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Local Fire Protection: $448,000
    Housing and Community Development: $271,000
    Water Utilities: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,144,000
    Public Welfare: $1,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $577,000
    Highways: $186,000
    Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Natural Resources: $71,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $250,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,043,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,314,000
    Special Assessments: $1,263,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $560,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $330,000
    Interest Earnings: $186,000
    Sale of Property: $87,000
    Rents: $73,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $541,000
    General Public Building: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,789,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,626,000
    Public Welfare: $1,032,000
    Highways: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $171,000
    Other: $88,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,907,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,567,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,526
  • Number of aged recipients: 91
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,435
  • Number of recipients under 18: 170
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,116
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 240
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 608
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 659
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED738$145,936362$149,8562,440$154,379588$40,86126$329,885196$101,352115$84,339
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$140,67646$193,652270$158,40046$50,3910$017$122,41218$73,056
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$128,90673$116,945505$145,693178$40,1976$544,00062$116,14543$60,163
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN38$162,28951$149,118425$150,19870$61,5431$58,00034$99,17614$80,286
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$146,0009$157,88975$139,1602$31,0000$05$89,0003$49,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$194,18896$194,4905$248,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$214,50013$179,9231$118,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$157,8757$189,8571$123,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$189,0002$187,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$337,0002$161,5000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cascade, MT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cascade, MT - Value
Most common first names in Cascade County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John61174.7 years
William44474.8 years
Mary44279.5 years
Robert38670.2 years
James36271.5 years
George31275.8 years
Charles27974.7 years
Helen26579.9 years
Margaret22578.8 years
Joseph21376.2 years
Most common last names in Cascade County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson23176.9 years
Anderson18376.8 years
Smith16375.7 years
Peterson10874.3 years
Miller9573.7 years
Brown9476.6 years
Nelson9278.1 years
Wilson8074.9 years
Olson7675.3 years
Thompson7575.3 years
Businesses in Cascade County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2LensCrafters1
Albertsons2Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets9
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance4
Bath & Body Works1Nike13
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Big O Tires1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1On The Border1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza2
CVS1Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut4
Cold Stone Creamery1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos2
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen4SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sam's Club1
Dennys1Sears2
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx17Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subaru1
Ford1Subway7
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Target1
Hardee's2The Room Place1
Holiday Inn4Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS17
Hot Topic1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger5Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture4

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